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Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
with post-traumatic stress disorder. questions swirled today around notre dame football star manti te'o. it came out wednesday that the story of his on-line girlfriend, who supposedly died of leukemia, was all a hoax, and that she never existed. the website broke the story, and said te'o may have been complicit in the ruse. the university said its investigation showed the middle linebacker was duped. athletic director jack swarbrick spoke last night. >> i want to stress as someone who has probably been engaged in this as anyone, in the past couple of weeks, that nothing about what i have learned has shaken my faith in manti te'o. one iota. >> sreenivasan: in his own statement, te'o said he was the victim of a sick joke. notre dame officials said the motive for the scam remains unclear. the international olympic committee stripped lance armstrong today of the bronze cycling medal he won in the 2000 summer games. the announcement came amid reports that armstrong confessed to doping, in an interview with oprah winfrey. the interview airs in two parts, starting tonight, on her
Jan 1, 2013 3:05am EST
praying mantis, and jerry robbins, with a little beret, like the little french kind of street guy. they were so close personally, which added to the fun of it. they knew each other inside out and upside down. narrator: robbins stopped dancing in 1952 to concentrate on choreography. by then, he had created provocative and dramatic works like "the guests," a ballet about prejudice and "age of anxiety," an exploration of mid-century angst which gave a new dimension to new york city ballet's repertory. in "the cage," a controversial portrait of a deadly mating rite, he found a new instrument in an old friend -- the ballerina nora kaye. but the piece began with stravinsky's music. robbins: i played the record and i thought, "wow, there's something going on here. what the hell did he have in mind?" so i read everything i could. i could get no cues from it. but i kept playing it. and i thought, "it's a very odd ballet. but i know there's a dramatic line in it somewhere or other." and then i read a story about the amazons and i thought, "why don't i do it about the amazons?" so i started it, an
Jan 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
beyond. >> i interviewed someone whose picture was supposedly manti te'o's girlfriend. she had a private facebook page. someone took her picture and pretended she was somebody else. >> fascinating. lauren, howy, thank you very much. interesting discussion. we'd like to hear from you. what kind of social media policies govern your workplace? how should they evolve? you can weigh in with the open thread we posted our home page and don't forget to like the newshour on facebook. >> again, the major >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day. a bipartisan group of eight senators unveiled an immigration reform plan that offers a path to citizenship for 11 million people living in the u.s. illegally. thousands of egyptian protesters defied new curfews and rallied against the islamist-dominated government. late today the senate passed a $50 billion relief bill for victims of hurricane sandy. online, we have a science lesson inspired by an announcement from nasa. hari sreenivasan has the details. >> sreenivasan: just what is dark matter? find a short video with a simple answer
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